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Thread: I can't delete a file

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    Platinum+ Member veronica's Avatar
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    Mar 2003

    I can't delete a file

    I have XP. It is a video file. It is causing my computer to crash. Thank you.

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    Friendly Neighborhood Super Moderator phishhead's Avatar
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    Apr 2002
    San Diego, Ca.
    well the easy way is to del from the cmd prompt but boogs posted fix for that but I can find it.

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    Jul 2002
    blk helo target, WA
    or change the extension to .txt or put it in a folder sometimes works.

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    Titanium Member efc's Avatar
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    Sep 2002
    North Central Arkansas
    Click on Start then Search. Click on All Files and Folders and type the file name in top input window. Search for file.

    Right Click on file then Left Click on Properties. Remove checks in Read Only and Hidden if present. Then Click OK.

    Next Right Click on the file and select Delete.

    If the above procedure fails then navigate to the directory in command prompt and delete file. Ask if you need help with that procedure.
    Linux Mint Debian Edition

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